Bump or monkeypox, cough or COVID-19: Am I seriously sick or am I living in 2022?
Fever, chills, bumps, rashes, sore throat, sniffles, headache, oh my – could having any of these symptoms mean you might be seriously ill?
Eric Spinner, Psy.D – Consult The Expert On Eating Disorders
This month, we talked with Eric Spinner, Psy.D. Beginning in September, he will be working at The Center for Anxiety and Mood Disorders as a Post Doctoral Resident. For the past two years before joining the team, Dr. Spinner worked at a residential facility for women, treating adolescents to older adults with eating disorders. As […]
Does Anxiety Get Better With Age?
It’s no secret that the elderly population is the fastest growing age group in the United States. In fact, there are now approximately 76 million baby boomers in the United States and that number is increasing daily. While some things get better with age (think of fine wines), will aging affect mood disorders? Does anxiety get better with age?
Finding Meaning: From Post-traumatic stress to Post-traumatic Growth
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. At Dancing Lion Studio we are dedicated to bring you the best in not only yoga, meditation and movement, but all the healing arts. Beginning this summer we will be offering a wide variety of workshops lead by professionals who’s ideals are in alignment with ours. Let us help you ride the waves of your feelings.
Darbi Miller, MS, LMFT – Consult The Expert On Increasing Relational Self-Awareness
For this month’s Consult The Expert interview, we spoke with Darbi Miller, MS, LMFT, one of the marriage and family therapists here at The Center For Treatment Of Mood And Anxiety Disorders. Although she likes working with all ages, she enjoys the dynamic surrounding family and relationships.
Post-Pandemic Social Anxiety: Simple Steps To Start Living Again After Covid
My colleagues and I have noticed a dramatic increase in anxiety and anxiety-related disorders over the past two pandemic years. While apprehension is a typical response during times of strife, as we return to more normal lives, many people have been caught off-guard to realize how uncomfortable they now are in social situations – especially if they were never fearful before.
Lonette Belizaire, Ph.D. – Consult The Expert On Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) And Self-Care
Dr. Lonette Belizaire works with young adults in our Anxiety Center, as well as with children and teens in our Children’s Center. Her primary treatment approach utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). This is a modality which helps people recognize and change their negative thoughts and behaviors. Cognitive behavioral therapy can be effective in treating many mental health conditions, including anxiety and depression.
Nonie L. Craige, LCSW – Consult The Expert On Communication And Relationships
In our second Consult The Expert interview for March, we spoke with Nonie L. Craige, LCSW, a psychotherapist at the Center for Treatment of Anxiety and Mood Disorders.
Covid Stress And The Pandemic’s Effects On Society: A Psychologist’s Observations
As a psychologist who treats anxiety daily, I’ve been in a unique position during the pandemic. I can distinctly see the difference the last two years have had on individuals, families, and society in general.